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Four High Courts get acting chief justices

According to Law Ministry notification, Justice Rajeev Sharma, senor-most judge of the Uttarakhand HC, will be the acting chief justice after chief justice of the court K M Joseph was elevated to the Supreme Court last week.


PTI Last Updated at 06-08-2018 22:00:26 IST India
Four High Courts get acting chief justices

Acting chief justices were today appointed to Uttarakhand, Madras, Orissa and Bombay high courts after top judges from these courts were either elevated to the Supreme Court or made chief justices of other high courts.

According to Law Ministry notification, Justice Rajeev Sharma, senor-most judge of the Uttarakhand HC, will be the acting chief justice after chief justice of the court K M Joseph was elevated to the Supreme Court last week.

Justice K S Jhaveri of the Rajasthan HC has been appointed as the chief justice of the Orissa HC after incumbent Justice Vineet Saran was elevated to the top court. Till justice Jhaveri takes over, Justice Indrajit Mahanty, the senior-most judge there, will be the acting chief justice.

In the Madras HC, Justice H G Ramesh will be the acting chief justice till Justice Vijaya K Tahilramani takes over as the chief justice.

Justice Tahilramani is at present the acting chief justice of the Bombay HC. She takes over as the Madras HC chief justice after incumbent Indira Banerjee was elevated as a judge of the Supreme Court.

Justice Naresh H Patil will be the acting chief justice of the Bombay HC after Justice Tahilramani was made the chief justice of the Madras HC.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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